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Section of a Roman decorative shaft or candelabrum stand with a fluted column-shaft rising from a double date palm-leaf sheathing, with stylised palmette enrichment between two high relief roll fillets.

Pentelic marble

Height: 56cm
Diameter (top): 17cm
Circumference: 6.7cm

Museum number: M719

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 220help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Provenance help-art-provenance

Rome; collected in Rome by Charles Heathcote Tatham for the architect Henry Holland during the 1790s. See Cornelius Vermeule, unpublished Catalogue of the Antiquities at Sir John Soane's Museum, Introduction, transcription of Tatham letters, List 2, no. 5.

Literature

Tatham: Drawings, 2.


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